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Archive for January, 2013

UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Oddsfather Staff

Frankie Edgar will look to be the first to finally dethrone Jose Aldo as the two headline UFC 156’s main card on Saturday night with the featherweight title bout. Jose Aldo (21-1) vs. Frankie Edgar (14-3-1), Featherweight championship bout Line: Aldo -200, Edgar +160 Edgar is going for the record books in this one, looking […]

Cardinals Hire Bruce Arians as Next Head Coach

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Michaelangelo Miller

Bruce Arians displayed his winning ways in Indianapolis and swiftly was hired by the Arizona Cardinals in the off-season. When Indianapolis Colts head coach, Chuck Pagano, was diagnosed with leukemia, the Colts organization turned to offensive coordinator, Bruce Arians, to take over as interim head coach while Chuck Pagano was receiving treatment. No one knew […]

Crippled and Golden – Mavericks (19-26) vs. Warriors (28-17)

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Lucas Combs

When: Thursady, January 31st at 730PM PT Where: Oracle Arena, Oakland, California Line: Warriors -3.5, Total: 203.5 Line Movement Last Meeting: November, 19th – The Warriors beat the Mavericks 105-101 in Dallas. The Match-Up The Golden State Warriors got an impressive victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on the road. The victory wouldn’t have normally been […]

NCAA Hoops: 15-6 Illinois vs. 17-4 Michigan St.

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Oddsfather Staff

Losers of six of their past nine game, Illini will look for a season-defining win as they travel to East Lansing and take on No. 13 Michigan State Thursday night. Line: Michigan State -8, Total: 134 The Illinois offense has struggled immensely lately, scoring just 60.6 PPG on 38% FG in its past five games, […]

College Basketball Thursday: Arizona Wildcats at Washington Huskies

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Oddsfather Staff

Tip-off: Thursday, 9:00 p.m. ET Line: Arizona -5, Total: 139.5 The Wildcats are 7-1 SU (4-4 ATS) in non-home games this season, but have not been a great bet lately, going 2-6 ATS in their past eight contests. The Huskies are looking to end a three-game losing skid (1-2 ATS) in which they’ve allowed their […]

Daily Free Pick: Mavs vs. Warriors

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Oddsfather Staff

The Warriors have won and covered in back to back games – they’ve also been strong at home, going 14-6 straight up and 12-8 against the spread. Matchup The Mavs have Dirk back, but they have a questionable bench and are still lacking in the point guard position. The Mavs have covered in 4 straight […]

NBA Betting Preview: Bearing the Thunder

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Holly Ramella

SF Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma Thunder take on the Memphis Grizzlies at home on Thursday, January 31. Line: Thunder -8, Total: 191.5 According to ESPN, “It’s been 14 days since the Thunder last played at home.”  Even with so many away games, the Thunder hold an impressive straight up record of 34-11. They outscore […]

MLB Sportsbetting: Cardinals vs. Pirates

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

The Pirates look for their fourth straight series win in a three-day stretch against the Cardinals, who will ask ace Adam Wainwright to help them end a six-game losing skid on Wednesday night. Line: St. Louis -115, Pittsburgh +105, Total: 7 Pittsburgh has dominated this key five-game series so far, outscoring St. Louis 17-3 in […]

Dirk and the Mavs Travel to Golden State

Posted on: January 30th, 2013 by Oddsfather Staff

The Warriors will likely be without their best player, PG Stephen Curry, on Thursday night when they host the Mavericks. Line: Golden State -3.5, Total: 203.5 LINE MOVEMENT MATCHUP Dallas has alternated wins and losses in its past six games, but is 9-1 ATS in the past 10 games. The Mavs began a four-game road […]

MLB Betting: 55-50 Yankees vs. 56-48 Dodgers

Posted on: January 30th, 2013 by Jeff Allen Sports

The fourth-place Yankees and now-healthy SS Derek Jeter will look to gain some ground on Tuesday when they open a two-game series with the NL West-leading Dodgers, who are 9-1 since the All-Star break. Line: Los Angeles -180, New York +170, Total: 7.5 Zack Greinke (8-3, 3.49 ERA) takes the mound for Los Angeles in […]